Chicken Spaghetti

Chicken Spaghetti

Chunks of chicken are simmered in tomato sauce until tender and tossed with chewy, twirly spaghetti noodles in this classic family recipe I’ve been eating my entire life. The sauce has onion, garlic, lots of Italian seasoning and two types of peppers in it – green bell and fire roasted red peppers because I love… 

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Lemon Ricotta Chicken Parmesan

Lemon Ricotta Chicken Parmesan

A combination of panko and seasoned bread crumbs form the crunchy coating on chicken cutlets that are pan-fried  and topped with lemony ricotta and mozzarella cheese. They then bake until the ricotta reaches a molten hot state and the mozzarella melts and gets some wonderful caramelized spots on it. Rather than the traditional tomato sauce… 

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Italian Rainbow Cookies

Italian Rainbow Cookies

Three layers of almond sponge cake are tied together with sticky apricot jam and topped with chocolate to make these Italian rainbow cookies. The layers are colored green, white and red to represent the Italian flag. The process of making them is not difficult or all that time consuming the way I assumed it would… 

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Slice and Bake Pepperoni Pizza Puff Pastry Roll-Ups

Slice and Bake Pizza Roll-ups

Pepperidge Farm® Puff Pastry rolled up with pizza sauce, mozzarella, pepperoni and Parmesan inside. All the flavors of your favorite pizza surround by flaky, melt-in-your-mouth puff pastry. Pizza reinvented. They’re the perfect make ahead appetizers for all your December entertaining! You can assemble them ahead of time, freeze them and pop them out as needed…. 

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Italian Pignoli Cookies

Italian Pignoli Cookies

Classic Italian cookies with soft almond paste middles and a crunchy pine nut coating. They’re a must for any holiday cookie tray, even if you’re not Italian, and will be the first to disappear. {Hide some. . .} They’re revered for their striking almond flavor that comes from a trio of almond including almond paste,… 

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Slow-Cooker Meatballs with Roasted Spaghetti Squash

Slow Cooker Meatballs

I’m blogging for a good cause today! It’s World Diabetes Awareness Day so I made you a diabetic-friendly meal! It’s low-carb and also gluten free. Tender, flavorful meatballs are slow-cooked in tomato sauce and served with roasted spaghetti squash. I replaced the bread crumbs in the meatballs with Parmesan cheese and swapped out the high-carb… 

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Baked Chicken Pizzaiola

Baked Chicken Pizzaiola

Baked chicken cutlets covered in parmesan bread crumbs and topped with pepperoni and mozzarella cheese. If pizza and chicken Parmesan fell in love and had a baby together this is what it would look like. A delicious fusion of the two classics. It’s served with spaghetti and a quick, homemade sauce that is a cinch… 

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